Daikaiju Does Good

Godzilla drive-in double feature benefits Japan aid

Daikaiju Does Good

Yes, Godzilla is most famous for wreaking havoc, laying waste to whole cities, yada yada, but he'll be a force for good at tonight's benefit screening at the Blue Starlite Drive-In.

Starting tonight, the Blue Starlite (2326 E. Cesar Chavez) and Austin Books & Comics are putting on GodzillaFest 2011 – two Mondays of Godzilla double features, plus a special appearance by Godzilla comic artist Matt Frank (Godzilla: Kingdom of Monsters), and 50% of sales going to aid victims of the Japan tsunami and earthquake disasters.

Tonight's bill: Godzilla: King of the Monsters (9pm), Destroy All Monsters (11pm)

Monday, June 20: Mothra vs. Godzilla (9pm), Godzilla vs. the Smog Monster (11pm)

Tickets are $5 for pedestrian viewers and range $25-$45 for car space. Find out more here.

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Godzilla, GodzillaFest 2011, Blue Starlite, Austin Books & Comics, Matt Frank, Godzilla: Kingdom of Monsters

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